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    Archivists

    Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.

    Authenticate and appraise historical documents and archival materials. Create and maintain accessible, retrievable computer archives and databases, incorporating current advances in electric information storage technology. Direct activities of workers who assist in arranging, cataloguing, exhibiting and maintaining collections of valuable materials. Locate new materials and direct their acquisition and display. Organize archival records and develop classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials. Prepare archival records, such as document descriptions, to allow easy access to information. Preserve records, documents, and objects, copying records to film, videotape, audiotape, disk, or computer formats as necessary. Research and record the origins and historical significance of archival materials. Select and edit documents for publication and display, applying knowledge of subject, literary expression, and presentation techniques. Coordinate educational and public outreach programs, such as tours, workshops, lectures, and classes. Establish and administer policy guidelines concerning public access and use of materials. Provide reference services and assistance for users needing archival materials. Specialize in an area of history or technology, researching topics or items relevant to collections to determine what should be retained or acquired.

    History and Archeology -- Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures. English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Administration and Management -- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Clerical -- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

    Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively. Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

    Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

    Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Provide Consultation and Advice to Others -- Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information -- Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.